Digging Deeper: Grassroots Efforts to Build a More Equitable and Inclusive Staff Culture

Monday, October 1, 2018: 9:15 AM-10:30 AM
Meeting Room 12 (Connecticut Convention Center)
Session Leader:
Treloar Bower, Manager of Program Development, Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Presenters:
Joe Imholte, Vice President of Museum Experience, Science Museum of Minnesota, Lisa Thompson, Exhibit Developer, Natural History Museum of Utah and Catherine Paisley, Vice President, Science Education & Experience, Ontario Science Centre

It is increasingly important for museums to recognize how the perspectives and experiences of their staff impact museum culture.  Hear from four museums that are embracing staff discussions about race, privilege and bias and how they are navigating staff desires to have their identities valued by the museum.

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